Welcome to The First Cast Radio Show!

The First Cast Radio Show is proud to be the #1 fishing related radio show in the beautiful Canadian Maritimes. Our shows air locally every Saturday and Sunday morning on both CKBW 98.1 FM, 94.5 FM and 93.1 FM as well as CJHK Country 100.7 FM, from the beginning of April through to the end of September each season. They also stream live on www.ckbw.ca and www.cjhk.ca. Of course, you can listen to our shows here on this website any time you wish to after they air.  CKBW serves the southern half of Nova Scotia through 98.1 FM, 94.5 FM Queens County and 93.1 FM Shelburne County. CKBW, the BEST Variety! CJHK airs on the South Shore of Nova Scotia at 100.7 FM. Country 100.7 CJHK, the South Shore's source for all things country!

Proud to be Nova Scotian and proud to be the South Shore's source for your angling information and enjoyment. At the First Cast we cover our local fisheries, news, tournaments and all things fishing along the South Shore. We also feature select interviews with fishery officials, NGO's, members of our local clubs covering all species, various guests sharing information to help us fish better and safer plus weekly profiles of our youth anglers along the South Shore. 

Listen Online!

You can click below to listen to each of our 2019 shows as they are aired throughout the past season.

Show #1 – Show #1 opens up the 2019 season of the First Cast Radio Show, our 18th year on the air!

Show #2 – Mark is joined by his friend and co-hort John Wiles as they speak with Kevin from Gow's Home Hardware. they discuss the new store that will be opening in May.

Show #3 – Kevin from Gow's Home Hardware is back with Mark and John, they discuss more options and products at the tackle shop in the store plus the new location opening in May.


Show #4 – Mark and John have a fun chat about the wet spring and discuss some safety options dealing with the high and cold water.Our Mercury Marine youth profile features here Brook Power.

Show #5 - The angling regulations and some changes to them are discussed this week. Download your copy here from this link: https://novascotia.ca/fish/documents/Anglers-Handbook-2019.pdf Our Mercury Marine youth profile features Carlee Conway.
Show #6 - Mark and John share some thoughts on spring trout fishing in this region of NS. Our Mercury Marine youth profile features Blake Conway.
Show #7 - Mark wasn't fishing :) he was at work while John interviewed Don Paterson of the B1 East Coast Series, a new inter-provincial bass tournament series in this region. Our Mercury Marine youth profile features Lyric Colp.
Show #8 - Mark is joined by Carroll Randall of the LaHave River Salmon Association, we discuss the LaHave River and some of it's fisheries. Our Mercury Marine youth profile features Danica Wamboldt.
Show #9 - Carroll Randall joins Mark again and they discuss more LaHave River topics as well as upcoming events he is involved with in the area. Our Mercury Marine youth profile features Lainey Wamboldt.
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